Catalogus der nat[ionale]. tentoonstelling van oude kerkelijke kunst te ’s-Hertogenbosch, Juni–September 1913

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Translated title Catalog of National Exhibition of Ancient Religious Art in ’s-Hertogenbosch, June–September 1913

Jan Kalf.


Jan Adriaan Frederiks.


‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, 1913. 228 pp., illustrations: 18 b&w, 20 × 15 cm. Dutch.


Militaire menage [Military Riding School], ’s-Hertogenbosch (1 June–1 September 1913)


A comprehensive, monumental survey of religious art in the Netherlands, with separate sections on Catholic, Protestant and Jewish religious art. More than one hundred Jewish ceremonial objects and illuminated manuscripts listed and briefly discussed on pp. 27–41 (cat. nos. 1–93), and 217–219 (cat. nos. 898–923), according to medium. This section was organized by the Jewish communities of ’s-Hertogenbosch and Amsterdam, with exhibits lent by Jewish organizations and individuals. Descriptions by Jeremias Hillesum, librarian of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana. Basic listings, according to medium. 961 items.

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BesamimBook bindingsBridal boxes/chestsCandlesticks/CandelabraCircumcision implements/objectsCircumcision garmentsCircumcision Torah Ark curtainsElijah’s chairEtrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHavdalah candleholdersHavdalah sets/compendiaHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CJacob ben Judah Leib Jaffe of Berlin (scribe-artist)Joseph ben David of Leipnik (scribe-artist)KetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMizrachMohel booksMoses Leib ben Wolf of Trebitsch (scribe-artist)Pesach platesPidyon ha-Ben platesPrinted booksReader’s desk coversRimmonimScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedTalit bagsTalitTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesYad

Related ephemera

Extensive newspaper article on the exhibition published in 4 installments, beginning 14 August 1913. Jewish component mentioned in the final installment. Publication unknown.

Other edition

deluxe, limited edition, Dutch and French, 1914 [#27]

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